Journal of Healthcare Engineering / 2017 / Article / Fig 5

Research Article

Removal of Arterial Vessel Contributions in Susceptibility-Weighted Images for Quantification of Normalized Visible Venous Volume in Children with Sickle Cell Disease

Figure 5

Comparison of the original mIP SWI (a) with the corrected mIP SWI (b) illustrates incomplete removal of the hypointense M1 segment of the MCA as indicated by the arrows. However, in the more superior portion of the brain, hypointense arterial vessels found in the Sylvian fissure and ACA (c) were removed in the corrected mIP SWI (d) as illustrated by the arrows.
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